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CMS Library: Destiny Discover (OPAC - searching for books and more resources)

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Destiny Discover OPAC - Searching for Books

Students can get to Destiny Discover by going to the Chariho Middle School Library Media Center Page. They will then click on the "Destiny-Library Catalog" link. After that they will click on "Chariho Middle School". Please do not do a Google search for Destiny Discover as you may end up on another school's catalog and it will not let you log on.

Students will log on with:

Username: cho and lunch code

Password: Birthdate

 

This screencast focuses on how to find what books you have checked out, saved as favorites, or put on hold.

This screencast instructs students on how to search by author and subject.

Using the filtering tools on Destiny Discover to narrow your results to find exactly what you want. Please note the "Availablity" filter should have been clicked on twice to really apply it.

Databases on Destiny Discover

This screencast shows how to use Destiny Discover to find great websites for research. Please note this was set up for 5th grade students so please adjust reading level accordingly.  Also please consider this was set up for a general search. If you have results from a website that is an expert on the subject that appears separately that can be a great choice.

This screencast focuses on finding newspaper and magazine articles. Please note EBSCO - Primary Search will generally work best for 5th and 6th grade. Seventh and Eighth graders may want to use EBSCO - Middle Search Plus while those doing research at at challenging level may want to use EBSCO - Academic Search Elite.

The database option also allows students to find World Book Encyclopedia articles on their subject. This screencast was developed for 5th graders and focuses on how to use the tools and features available on World Book Student.

Struggling readers can be well served by using World Book Discover. This will not look like World Book Student.

Students in 7th and 8th grade may want to choose World Book Advanced rather than World Book Student. World Book Advanced offers eBooks and primary source materials not available on World Book Student. World Book Advanced articles will look like World Book Student articles.

Mackin eBooks

MackinVia eBooks are available through Destiny Discover our online public access catalog. This screencast show you how to log on to MackinVia. Students should indicate if they are in grades 5-6 or 7-8. Students use their student id number as their username and their 6 digit birthdate as the password.

This screencast shows how to open a MackinVia eBook. It also instructs students on how MackinVia eBook tools work.

This screencast will show you how to search within MackinVia to find the eBook or audiobook you want.

How to use World Book eBooks

World Book eBooks may be linked to through the LibGuides on a research page. They also may come up as a result in a search done on Destiny Discover.